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Balandra Beach

7 km de Pichilingue, La Paz, Mexico
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“mushroom rock” (56 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (111 reviews)
“low tide” (34 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
7 km de Pichilingue, La Paz, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I loved being at this beach with the locals. We walked across the walked to the other side. It was awesome!

Thank ikenzS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach is beautiful. The water is very shallow and calm so it is perfect to visit with children or people who can't swim. We took por paddleboards and explored other nearby beaches. Definitely one of our favorite spots in La Paz.

Thank Dora_hope80
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunning Beach, warm clean water. We went 4 times during our 10 day stay we loved it so much! We were staying at the Hyatt Place La Paz and therefore were only a quick 15 minute drive from this glorious beach. Small parking lot, that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Balandra Beach is a beautiful location. We took the time to follow the beach and walked to Mushroom Rock. This place is magical. I suggest that you follow the shore toward Mushroom Rock to more secluded beaches. Be aware to NOT climb the sand dunes,...More

Thank Will W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just amazing and a great place to visit!! You definitely need to kayak and go see the famous rock of Balandra!

Thank dieeney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We drove all the way from Cabo San Lucas which took about two hours. Getting through Cabo with the road construction and navigating through the unknown streets of La Paz took some time. Allow yourself extra time if this is your first trip. We stopped...More

1  Thank Gil R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the most photographed and popular beaches in La Paz, and for the Baja as well. About a 30 minute drive out the bay from the city, you wouldn't know it was there until you made the final curve. White-sand beaches, and...More

Thank goyotraveler
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

At low tide you can walk all the way across the bay. The water is warm and the sand is fine. Also the location of El Hongo (the mushroom rock).

Thank ChiliandWillie
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

walk forever is crystal clear warm water, see fish and wildlife, soft sand, amazing colours and landscape, best beach ever.

Thank HubieGonzales
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We headed out to Balandra mid morning and the place was already busy! Rented chairs, table and umbrella on the beach and enjoyed the fabulous view. Also rented a SUP and took turns paddling in the cove. The water is so warm and shallow you'd...More

Thank SandJbusytravelers
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Is it possible to camp in Balandra??.. is it safe?
14 June 2017|
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Response from meamobaja | Reviewed this property |
We felt very safe there and a sign near our palapa said camping allowed. But know that there are no restrooms! And that whole area is protected.
Does anyone know if there is a bus from Cabo to this beach? Also does anyone know if there is a boat or ferry of some sort to the island, or is that by tour only?
23 May 2017|
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Response from MazzoniA58 | Reviewed this property |
HI, there is a bus service from Cabo to La Paz (Aguila bus) and a service by Ecobaja tours in a 7-place minivan. From La Paz there is a regular service to La Balandra at the price of 100 pesos for a two-way ticket. As for... More
Lusi O
Hi, Lusi. What would you like to know about this attraction? Which hotel did they stay at? Thanks
19 May 2017|
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Response from Letty G | Reviewed this property |
Costa Baja in the city of La Paz which is 10 minutos far from Balandra by car. Regards
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